Hot Stock to Track: TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP)

On Tuesday, Shares of TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) declined -0.02% to $53.38. The stock traded total volume of 1,374,230 shares lower than the average volume of 1.97M shares.

TripAdvisor Inc. (TRIP) stated fourth-quarter net income of $7.0M, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Needham, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 5 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 27 cents per share. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share.

The travel website operator posted revenue of $346.0M in the period, which topped Street forecasts. Eleven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $344.30M.

For the year, the company stated net income of $113.0M, or 81 cents per share, swinging to a profit in the period. Revenue was stated as $1.620B.

TRIP has the market capitalization of $7.30B and its EPS growth ratio for the past five years was -10.70%. The return on assets ratio of the Company was 5.10% while its return on investment ratio stands at 8.00%. Price to sales ratio was 4.52.

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